Dig

I dig for you,
not easy to find
but you are there.

I dress in you,
not as warm as I remember.

Your scent changed.

No longer the man I knew,
but you, nonetheless,

and it is enough.

I recognize the
rough of jawline,
the tenderness in
the touch of hands

a piece of you
pacifies the savior
I could not be.

I can’t reach you.

A little soap and water
rinses dirt from body.

Yet, I continue to
create burrows

digging for all
I cannot
leave buried.

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